The Big Weird Hosted by Ryan Beck, Casey James Salengo & Will Winner
Aparna Nancherla, Kara Klenk, Matt Wayne
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The Big Weird is hosted by:
Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central Half Hour)
Ryan Beck (Comedy Central Every Damn Day)
Will Winner (The Good, The Dad, and The Ugly Podcast, Huffington Post)
Portion of the proceeds to benefit ONE TAIL AT A TIME.
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Ryan Beck is a New York City based comedian from St. Louis, Missouri. Ryan is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York and his stand up has been featured on Comedy Central. Ryan has also performed in the New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival and Limestone Comedy Festival. Ryan is a former digital creator for Comedy Central and has appeared on MTV’s Girl Code, Comedy Central’s Alternatino, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Casey James Salengo is a New York City based comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and This Week at the Comedy Cellar.
Will Winner is a comedian/writer/filmmaker based in Ridgewood, New York. He has been featured in The Brooklyn Comedy Festival and District of Comedy Festival.
Aparna Nancherla is a comedian of the stand-up variety, but can often be seen sitting. Last year, she released her debut album, Just Putting It Out There, on Tig Notaro’s new label, Bentzen Ball Records and recorded a Comedy Central half hour special. This year, she was named one of “The 50 Funniest People Right Now” by Rolling Stone. Currently, you can catch her on the latest seasons of Bojack Horseman, Master of None and Love, all on Netflix, as well as on HBO's Crashing. She's also written for Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) and Totally Biased (FX). Aparna will next appear on the upcoming Comedy Central show, Corporate.
Kara Klenk is a stand up comic, writer, and actor who grew up in Connecticut, currently lives in Los Angeles, and started her comedy career in New York City. She was named by Time Out New York as one of the Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC.
Kara has appeared on Netflix, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Oxygen, Hulu and more. She has written for Netflix, Nickelodeon, MTV, TVLand, and Comedy Central and most recently for RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1. Her debut album, Undefeated was released in 2019 and went to #1 (briefly) on the comedy charts. She also produces/hosts a long-running stand up show, If You Build It, at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in New York as well as Better Half Comedy in Los Angeles.
Matt Wayne is a comic based in New York City, and has been featured at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Matt has appeared on Comedy Drop on IFC.com, Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central, and made his feature film debut in the forthcoming Solo Project.
Ahri Findling is a writer and comedian living in New York City. He currently writes for Nikki Glaser is Obsessed on E! and appears regularly on You Up With Nikki Glaser. He performs stand up in clubs and colleges all over the country. He has performed in festivals including : New York Comedy Festival, Trial by laughter, Devil Cup, Laughing Devil Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival. He has recently been featured on Bravo and Comedy Central Digital. Ahri will make his TV debut on Amazon in 2020.